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Houston, TX

(see also Tejano History, Life & Values)

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On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Beeth, Howard & Cary D. Wintz (eds.) Black Dixie: Afro-Texan History & Culture in Houston (College Station: Texas A&M, 1992).

Carleton, Don E. Red Scare! (Austin: Texas Monthly, 1985).

De León, Arnoldo. Ethnicity in the Sunbelt: Mexican Americans in Houston (College Station: Texass A&M, 2001).

Holland, Ada Morehead. Mr. Claude (College Station: Texas A&M, 1984).

Kellar, William Henry. Make Haste Slowly: Moderates, Conservatives & School Desegregation in Houston (College Station: Texas A&M, 1999).

Kreneck, Thomas H. Del Pueblo: A Pictorial History of Houston's Hispanic Community (Houston TX: Houston International U., 1989).

__________. Mexican American Odyssey: Félix Tijerina, Entrepreneur & Civic Leader, 1905-1965 (College Station: Texas A&M, 2001).

Marchiafava, Louis J. The Houston Police, 1878-1948 (Houston: William Marsh Rice U., 1977).

McComb, David G. Houston: A History (Austin: U. of Texas, 1981).

Pitre, Merline. In Struggle Against Jim Crow: Lulu B. White & the NAACP, 1900-1957 (College Station: Texas A&M, 1999).

San Miguel Jr., Guadalupe. Brown, Not White: School Integration & the Chicano Movement in Houston (College Station: Texas A&M, 2001).

von der Mehden, Fred R. (ed.) Ethnic Groups of Houston (Houston: Rice U., 1984).

Wood, Charles Roger. Down in Houston, Bayou City Blues (Austin: U. of Texas, 2003).

In the Library: Fiction

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In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"The Strange Demise of Jim Crow: How Houston Desegregated Its Public Accommodations, 1959-1963" [1997], by U. of Texas Institute for Medical Humanities, 57m. From California Newsreel.

"Suburban Madness" [2004], dir. Robert Dornhelm, 120m. Caricaturized version of suburban Houston life & "true" story of revenge killiing of an adulterous husband.

"Terms of Endearment" [1983], dir. James L. Brooks, 132m. In video stores.

"Urban Cowboy" [1980], dir. James Bridges, 132m. In video stores.

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